Monthly Archives: March 2008

Jill Do you remember the first time you saw The Killing Fields, released in 1984? The hero of the story, Dith Pran, died yesterday at his home in New Jersey. I remember well seeing the movie (which I have seen … Continue reading

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Brooke Loops 18 It’s that time of year. Cases of wine start to arrive, even though I’ve cut back on purchases. A couple cases from Kistler, one from Flowers (where you’ll see some of my photography back in their photo … Continue reading

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Photoshop Express

The New Tango, “Work in Progress” 3 Anyone who thinks that Photoshop Express will in any supplant full Photoshop or even Photoshop Elements has never used either program. Nevertheless, I can see there is likely an audience for the product, … Continue reading

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Tristan und Isolde, Finally?

Pistol in the Net 4 If you aren’t sick-unto-death of the travails of the Met’s agonized efforts to bring together Ben Heppner and Deborah Voigt as the Tristan und Isolde dream team, the latest report appeared in yesterday’s NY Times. … Continue reading

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Allison Returns 2-15 I spent much of yesterday posting “The Nude in Minnesota” notices on various media calendars around the Twin Cities. Next step will be to send the press release to known media contacts and hope that at least … Continue reading

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Travel Photography and the American Dollar

Bellagio Shore Thanks to George Bush and a variety of other factors, travel to Europe (especially) and other international locales has become immensely more expensive for U.S. citizens. I can remember not that long ago (within the past decade) when … Continue reading

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Dye-Based Inkjet Prints

Michelle I had reason recently to remove from their storage case a number of prints I made on the Epson Stylus 1280 printer from 2001-03. For those not familiar with that printer, it was at that time Epson’s best consumer … Continue reading

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Originalists, or Reading the Minds of Dead Men

Meg in Studio 31 I watched last night the latest in the “John Adams” series, which continues excellent as before. It got me to thinking, however, of that queer breed of jurisprudence, or more specifically those who practice it, called … Continue reading

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The Best Tristan Yet?

Pistol 3-3 It’s hard when you must admit that a movie experience is as good as a live performance, but that was the case with Tristan und Isolde in the theater yesterday. They got everything right — Deborah Voigt was … Continue reading

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Erotic Photos (Continued)

Sarastro [Oops! I had intended to post this before leaving for Tristan this morning, but didn't. Just pretend it arrived about seven hours ago.] Continuing thoughts from yesterday, this morning I’ve provided my site subscribers with an index to such … Continue reading

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